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Economy in Portland, Oregon

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EconomyPortland, ORUnited States
Unemployment Rate6.00%6.30%
Recent Job Growth1.59%1.18%
Future Job Growth37.20%36.10%
Sales Taxes0.00%6.00%
Income Taxes9.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$31,249$28,051
Household Income$51,238$53,046
Family Median Income$66,537$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K14.47%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K5.33%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K10.43%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K9.76%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K8.98%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K7.89%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K10.00%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K11.56%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K12.45%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K4.51%4.78%
Income greater than 200K4.63%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance15.90%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science7.19%5.24%
Community, social services2.50%1.66%
Legal1.80%1.17%
Education, library6.64%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment4.71%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology6.13%5.49%
Healthcare support1.86%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.07%2.24%
Food preparation, serving7.54%5.61%
Building maintenance2.74%3.97%
Personal care4.16%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support22.16%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.30%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair4.77%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving10.55%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Portland, OR, is 6.00%, with job growth of 1.59%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.20%.

Portland, OR Taxes

Portland, OR,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 9.00%.

Portland, OR Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $31,249, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $51,238.


Portland Economy SperlingViews

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